Below is a shot of the creek during the height of the storm on Saturday, from about the same vantage point except slightly zoomed in. You can call me weird (and why shouldn't you), but I really love a good storm, especially a good snow storm.
When all that snow was coming down, and the TV people were freaking out saying, "This is The Big One, Elizabeth!" I thought it was great. In fact, I was a little disappointed to wake up Sunday to the sun. Another day of blizzard-like conditions
Sunday morning after the sun rose I ventured out to start shoveling, sweeping, and hoeing the snow so I could
Snow hoeing is a little-known technique that one resorts to when one does not possess a snow shovel. It dates back to
By the way--just so you know--Plan B would work
Plan C involved extensive pondering of this question: Does an electric leaf blower work on snow? Surely it must. This plan became more and more appealing with each flake of snow that, one by one, was barely moved by the garden implement known as a hoe. Then I remembered an electrical cord, an electrical socket, and snow--which contains water--were involved.
Water, electricity and Chesapeake Bay Woman do not mix.
Neither does a gardening hoe and snow, for future reference.